Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 8

Legislative/Regulatory UPDATE: SIIA: Self-Insurance Institute of America, INC. Federal Judge Strikes Down Centerpiece of Association Health Plan Rule Late yesterday, the DC District Court issued a decision striking down two important aspects of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Association Health Plan (AHP) rule. In particular, the court ruling invalidates the new

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 8

How Hong Kong’s Health System Favors Outward Medical Tourism Medicaltourismmag.com – Walking through the passageways at the North District Hospital in Hong Kong, it may be difficult to ignore one sign on the notice board. The sign stares at all who care to read and lists all the services available in

Volume 10, Issue 7: Hot off the press — Harvard Business Review article! Plus Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health on meeting unmet healthcare needs of underserved populations, especially Hispanics

Dear Colleagues: Just published today: How Employers Are Fixing Health Care. The medical travel industry has come a long way in the last decade, and this article documents its trajectory. Read what Lisa Woods, Jonathan R. Slokin and Ruth Coleman report about their success experience with serving one of the nation’s largest workforces. Also

Spotlight: Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health

About Mario Anglada  Mario Anglada has over 23 years of experience developed at leading Healthcare companies such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle Health Science, Univision Communications and now leads Hoy Health LLC. About Hoy Health Hoy Health LLC, is a first-of-its-kind health-tech platform that provides a comprehensive and integrated bilingual

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 7

PRESS RELEASE: Medical Tourism Market is Anticipated to Attain US $160.8 Billion by 2025, Says TMR ALBANY, New York, January 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Transparency Market Research, the global medical tourism market is anticipated to attain US$160.8 bn by the end of 2025. In 2016, the market valuation was US$46.46 bn. To reach this amount, the

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 7

Patient cost largely unrelated to procedure price or insurance coverage, study finds Beckershospitalreview.com –Little correlation exists between what a patient pays for a service and the amount an insurer pays or the overall price of a procedure, according to a new study from right-leaning think tank Pioneer Institute. The study, which examines data from

Volume 10, Issue 6: FEATURE: Bill Oldham from AscellaHealth discusses Anthem initiative and what the future of the PBM looks like

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Bill Oldham, chairman and CFO, AscellaHealth. Bill discusses the changing landscape of the pharmacy plan management industry – and more specifically specialty pharmacy management.  Bill explains what brought him into this industry and describes AscellaHealth as a specialty-focused pharmaceutical management companyserving commercial, Medicare and Medicaid

Spotlight: Bill Oldham, chairman & CFO, AscellaHealth

About Bill Oldham  More than 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, investor, and consultant supporting growth industries and high value clients across health, technology, financial and energy industries and leading cutting-edge and dynamic companies in a broad range of industries. Wanting to combine health and financial interests in the rapidly growing

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 6

Road Show Highlights in the Arabian Gulf the Outstanding Quality of Wellness and Medical Travel to Germany  By Dr. Prem Jagyasi – After last year’s successful promotional tour “Dallal fi Almania” (“Feel Good in Germany”), the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), the local affiliate of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 6

Medicine alone can’t lengthen US lives. We need to invest outside the health care system Usatoday.com –For the third consecutive year, life expectancy in the United States has declined. In fact, for the past 60 years our life expectancy has dropped in comparison to other rich countries. As we consider the state of our